Cath Lab PRN

Universal Health Services Amarillo , TX 79105

Posted 2 weeks ago

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

DISCLAIMER

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Qualifications

  • Cath Lab:

  • Critical Care experience preferred

  • BLS until ACLS is obtained

  • ACLS

  • Successful completion of EKG test

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to read and write in English

  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others.

  • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations

  • Ability to respond to pages

  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions.

  • Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop.

  • Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling.

  • Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals

  • On call shift coverage as required by department.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED:

  • Computer

  • Telephone

  • Calculator

  • Paging system

  • Facsimile machine

  • Invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices

  • Tractions

  • Restraints

  • IV regulatory devices

  • Pyxis Medication Dispensing Units

  • Others specific to area

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